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New Zealand is full of weird, wonderful creatures and we’re lucky enough to get opportunities to discover more about these biological treasures. Senior Ranger Phil Melgren had one of these opportunities recently – a great gecko hunt.

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We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves. This is the first blog in a series following the work he is doing with baited remote underwater video.

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It’s now over six weeks since the first 18 takahē took flight (so to speak) to their new home in Kahurangi National Park. Takahē Advocacy Ranger Julie Harvey updates us on the birds progress in their new home.

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This is the final blog post in a three-part series following the translocation of up to 100 intrepid seabirds from Whenua Hou Island to the Maungaharuru Range in the Hawke’s Bay.

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We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the twelfth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi).

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Dedicated members of the Parawai Tramping Club came to the rescue last month with a working bee to clean down and paint Parawai Lodge in Tararua Forest Park.

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Finding up to 100 intrepid seabirds on Whenua Hou as part of a highly ambitious plan to move kōrure/mottled petrel chicks to the Maungaharuru Range in the Hawke’s Bay.

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